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morning and thanks for joining us. i'm will tran. (will)lets get a check of weather this morning... (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat
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warmer temperatures will develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7 days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge no major hot spots. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (will) our top story this morning... the family of a missing father are now coming to his defense after allegations of an affair. 48-year-old piseth chhay went missing last month. now authorities are trying to determine if body parts found in hayward are linked to the case. kron 4's jr stone talked to a family member who says chhay was not involved with anyone else. sot it's it'shonestly it's hell. i don't wish this upon anyone. sovanarath chi is describing what the last month has been like. she's a cousin of missing uber driver piseth chhay. chhay hasn't been seen since mother's day and the
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person of interest in the case is bob tang, a friend of chhay, who is believed to have fled to cambodia.sot although bob might possibly be in cambodia i'm sure that his family possibly knows something and just cooperate with the police and help us find my cousin and find justice.last weekend police recovered human remains in this hayward warehouse where tang had worked. authorities are testing those remains to see if they are chhay's.rumors have surfaced in the community that chhay may have been having an affair with tang's wife. chhay's cousin says no way.sot i know that my cousin is a very faithful guy. i don't believe he had an affair whatsoever with her. he is very faithful to the point where i said growing up i wish to find a husband like you.chi says the last time she saw tang was after her cousin went missing and before tang went missing. when they were actively searching for chhay.
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sot he was just pretty strange he was kind of jittery and looking at his phone constantly. and was just lost for words it was unusual for me sot it was frustrating for me that bob was able to escape early on we can say that he escaped because he is no longer here to be questioned. (will) the man wanted for shooting a sacramento sheriff's deputy is now in jail. the deputy was shot in the face following an altercation with the suspect at a light rail station. the shooting happened at longview drive and watt avenue just off of interstate 80 in sacramento... the 27 year- old man ran into a nearby red roof inn hotel. that's
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where he was taken into custody just after 9:00. he was not armed. the sheriff deputy who was shot is a four year veteran of the department. he is currently in stable condition and is undergoing surgery on his jaw. (will) as we get closer to the fourth of july... police are cracking down on illegal fireworks this week newark police had what they call a significant, undercover bust which all started with an ad posted on craigslist. kron four's spencer blake has the details. (nats of door opening)"so this is a special storage unit."in a secret, remote location in alameda county, the sheriff's office's bomb squad is storing all this - illegal fireworks that have been confiscated. most recently, they filled several shelves with fireworks from newark.police officers there found someone trying to sell them on craigslistso they set up an undercover buy. "if this hits you, you've got problems."they arrested shekhar ali, the man who sold them.once they got a search warrant, officers found 380 pounds of illegal fireworks in
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ali's home."fireworks are one of the most dangerous things we deal with in regards to our bomb squad world. i've personally been hurt by a firework. it caused a lot of damage to my hearing."though this is far from the biggest bust sergeant ray kelly has seen in alameda countyit's a significant one because of its timing one week before independence day.he says the sheriff's office focuses on going after big-time sellers, who often bring explosives in from other states."with shelf after shelf of confiscated fireworks it may seem like a lot, but really this is just the beginning.""by the end of the summer this will be almost full - all the way to the top - with fireworks."because there's no quality control in fireworks manufacturing, nothing is certain."and so you never really know; what may go off you think in two seconds, the next time you light it it could go off in half a second." this climate controlled trailer stays at about 70 degrees at all times.later in the year, the state fire marshal's office will collect all the confiscated fireworks and destroy them."if they get knocked over, now you're shooting flaming balls into a crowd or into a house."and we've all seen way too many instances of what happens after that.in alameda county, spencer blake, kron four news.
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(will) nine people are recovering after a muni bus collided with a truck in san francisco's duboce triangle neighborhood. this is video from the scene. this happened at the corner castro and beaver streets at around 6:00- yesterday evening. all nine people hurt were taken to the hospital with "non- life threatening" injuries. (will) we are learning more about a child who died in a car accident in east oakland. it happened friday afternoon. the four- year-old victim is cartier beasley. the two car crash happened near the intersection of 106th avenue and foothill boulevard. no one else was hurt. a go-fund-me page has been set up for the child. you can find a link to that page on our website, kron4.com. no word on what led up to the crash. but investigators
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have ruled out alcohol as a factor. (will) in the east bay. . . people are complaining that their water tastes and smells funny. now some are wondering if it's safe to drink the water in the livermore amador valley area has recently developed an earthy taste and a musty odor. bio-chemists at zone-7 water supply in livermore say the problem is from the unseasonably warm temperatures. that has led to water producing algae blooms on the source from the delta. potentially impacting 239- thousand customers. < "no! we are meeting all of the health standards and that is what we posted on our website and it is absolutely safe to drink">(will) officials say they will continue to search for ways to alleviate the bad taste and smell. they say a long term fix using ozone will be
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available at the water treatment plants in two years from now. (will) coming up... a toxic algae bloom has made it unsafe for people to swim in lake temescal. when the lake expected to be safe to jump into again. and... several earthquakes have people in truckee on edge. find out if a major eartquake is on the (anny) a look at your forecast. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge
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(will) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on
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onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat warmer temperatures will develop thursday and
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friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7 days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons.
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no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (will @ landing) in oakland...
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a toxic algae bloom has closed lake temescal. it comes just before the fourth of july weekend when people flock to the lake to relax and if it's hot.... to take a swim. kron 4's justine waldman has what you need to know. a sunny day, with no one in the water or on the sand at lake temescal.a toxic algae bloom has forced east bay regional parks to rope off the water.a big disappointment to swimmers, like caroline purves. caroline purves/ swimmersot depressing i did not check ahead of time so i came with my bathing suit all set to go and i saw it was empty and my heart sank yet againsigns are up warning the water quality is bad.drinking it could make people sick to their stomachs.. and the toxin is deadly for dogs.so instead of a dip, people stayed on the grass.so i used to swim here every day 4 or 5 years ago never had a problemthis is the 4th year in a row regional parks closed the lake, because of the
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outbreakthe drought and recent heat wave might have caused the blue-green algae to bloom. the algae always present in the lake, but this time it has taken a terrible turn.. hal maclean (mac-clane) water management supervisorsot i don't know why they started producing toxins that is a mystery to everybodythe lake is popular with families and is shut down just as summer heats up.sot i was really heartbroken i love swimming here.justine waldman / @justinewaldman"now east bay regional park will treat the water. but it will not reopen the lake until tests show the water is safe, that could be weeks. in oakland justine waldman kron 4 news.a sunny day, with no one in the water or on the sand at lake temescal.a toxic algae bloom has forced east bay regional parks to rope off the water.a big disappointment to swimmers, like caroline purves. caroline purves/ swimmersot depressing i did not check ahead of time so i came with my set to go and i saw it was empty and my heart sank yet againsigns are up warning the bad.drinking it could to their stomachs..deadly for dogs.dip, people stayed on the so i used to swim here every day 4 never had a problemthis is the 4th year in a row regional parks because of the the drought and recent heat wave might have bloom.present in the time it has taken (mac-clane) water management supervisorwhy they started that is a mystery to everybodythe lake is popular with families and is summer heats sot i was really love swimming here.justine waldman / @justinewaldman"now east bay regional park will treat the water. but it will not reopen the lake until tests show that could be oakland justine (will) and in fremont horseshoe lake is off limits because of toxic blue- green algae. this is the same toxic algae that has closed lake temescal in oakland.
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neither of the lakes will reopen until the algae drops to safe levels. (will) rattled nerves in the seirra after a series of earthquakes shakes residents. it started at 2:00 a-m on tuesday with 30 small quakes shaking the ground over several hours. kron4's dan kerman got answers from the u-s-g-s about whether a bigger quake could be striking soon. seismologists at usgs in menlo park says the earthquake swarm north of truckee is not uncommonsot jack boatwright/us gs seismologistwe get these fairly infrequently but it is an active seismic zonethe fault where the more than 3 dozen shakers hit in the last 24 hours is called the mohawk valley fault.sothere's portola, this is the sierra valley, i just comes down does a little turn and probably continues through right here. while the biggest quake in this swarm measured 3.9, this area has seen its share of big quakessothistorically the biggsest quake was in 1888 in
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mohawk valley which was a 6 plusmore recently in the last 25 years there have been nearly a half dozen 4.5 magnitude temblors, the most recent of which was a 5.7 in 2013. still seismologists say the swarm is not necessarily a preview of a bigger quake to come.sotwe don't think this storm is precursory in any particular sense. 117/particular sense
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(will) in san francisco... people who live in the sunset area are fighting against a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in their neighborhood. the demonstrators protested at city hall..... saying a pot dispensary is a bad fit for their area. saying they are concerned about the smell of marijuana smoke. as well as an increase in crime in the area. a spokesperson for the proposed dispensary says they will not allow the consumption of pot around their shop and adds they have never had a police incident at their other facility in the castro district. (will) a string of mail thefts has some people who live in the east bay on high alert. and many are now hoping that the postal service will finally step in and help. take a look this is just one of the many thefts. a man gets caught on
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surveillance video stealing at the camden housing complex in hayward. some residents say they have not received mail in weeks. one woman says neighbors have sent videos to the homeowner's association. as well as the police and the postal service officials say investigators are on the case. they encourage residents to keep sending videos to help catch the thieves. (will) facebook says it is deleting about 66- thousand posts a week as part of a crackdown on hate speech. the menlo park- based company says it defines hate speech as attacks on people based on their race, sexual orientation, and other "protected characteristics". facebook currently has 45- hundred workers reviewing posts. and plans to hire three- thousand more by 20-18. and just last week fellow tech giant google said it plans to crack down on terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos on its
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youtube site. (will) the giants looking for a second straight win taking on the colorodo rockies. the orange and black have been struggling lately. losing 6 of their last 7. let's go to the 6th where pitcher matt cain made his only mistake of the game when mark reynolds hits a 3-run home run over the chevron sign in left. 3-1 rockies but in the bottom 8th pinch-hitter kelby tomlinson singles to right field. brandon belt scores tieing the game up! the giants would go on to win in the 14th inning by a final of 4 to 3. (will) the a's in houston taking on the best team in baseball. let's go to the top of the 6th, game tied at 1 a piece. that's when ryon healy goes opposite field off james hoyt for a grand slam!!!. but the a's run into trouble in the 9th.
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up 6-1 when george springer hits a 3-run home run off liam hendricks. one of 5 straight hits to lead off the inning. but with two on and one out santiago casilla gets the game-ending double play from brian mccann final: 6-4 a's their 4th straight win. (will) coming up... several wildfires have fire crews working around the clock to put out the blazes. an update on the progess crews have made.(robin) and after the break... george lucas finds a home for his museum. that and more on today's hollywood minute. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge
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the maze to sf. (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... a double dose of movie news, and george lucas finds a home for his museum. david daniel has all that and more in the hollywood minute. (nat) "baby, we need to get out of here.""i have to end this.""baby driver" is taking command of a very different vehicle. that film's star, ansel elgort, has signed to star as john f. kennedy in "mayday 109," about the sinking of the future u-s president's p-t boat during world war two. cliff robertson played j-f-k in "p-t 109" back in 1963."let's just applaud for the heck of it!" (nat- applause)applause for george lucas and his wife mellody hobson, after the los angeles city council and mayor eric garcetti officially approved bringing "the lucas museum of narrative art" to the city.
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"the power that art has to glue a society together. you have to have common ideas, visions. common ideas are your faith.""if their secrets get too big, killing him may be the cost of doing business." "the accountant" is coming back! warner brothers is prepping a sequel to last year's thriller about a math whiz with high-functioning autism who works for criminals. ben affleck is in talks to return as the title character. you didn't need to be an accountant to see this coming: the original cost 44-million dollars to make, and grossed 155-million worldwide. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (will) coming up... a new study shows a serious racial disparity in san francisco when it comes to criminal cases.. how this could lead to harsher punishments for some.(anny) and your forecast after the break. (anny hong): high pressure building off the coast will bring a warming and drying trend to the bay area and monterey bay region. expect temperature to warm through
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friday followed by a slight cooling trend for the weekend.
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we're coming up on 4-30... here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... family members of missing father piseth chhay are fighting back against allegatations of an affair as a possible motive for his disappearance. this, as we wait for investigators to identify remains found in hayward. those remains were found in a warehouse where bob tang, the person of interest in the case, once worked. police say it will take about 2 weeks to identify the remains. the person wanted for shooting a sacramento sheriff's deputy is now in custody. the deputy was shot in the face following an altercation with the suspect at a light rail station. the 27 year-old suspect ran into a nearby red roof inn hotel. that's where he was taken into custody just after 9:00. he was not armed. the sheriff deputy who was shot is a four year veteran of the
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department. he is currently in stable condition and is undergoing surgery on his jaw. and we are learning more about a child who died in a car accident in east oakland. the four- year-old victim is cartier beasley. the two car crash happened near the intersection of 106th avenue and foothill boulevard. no one else was hurt. a go-fund-me page has been set up for beasley. no word on what led up to the crash. but investigators have ruled out alcohol as a factor. (will) now lets get a check of weather and traffic. (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat
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warmer temperatures will develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7 days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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(will) firefighters now have the upper hand on a fire in marin county. the fire started just before 10:30 yesterday morning. about 38- acres burned at last check it was 78- percent contained. the fire burned in a remote area of marin county near kent lake. crews say the fire had the potential to be so much worse. (will) fire officials say the brian head fire in utah is currently stands at 49- thousand acres. it's just 10 percent contained. at least 20 structures have been destroyed by the fire. and hundreds of people have been forced to leave their homes. authorities say the fire was started more than a week ago by someone using a weed torch in dry conditions. (will) a wildfire burning
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in arizona's prescott national forest has scorched about forty four hundred acres. firefighters have been battling the blaze by land and air since saturday afternoon-- they've had a difficult time containing it due to erratic winds and dry conditions. at least one community in the area has been forced to evacuate. no word yet on what may have sparked the fire.
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65-year-old leslie elliott was recently held in custody for 115 days, on 300-thousand dollars bail... and, faced up to 27 years behind bars, after her attorney, deputy san francisco public defender elizabeth camacho, says elliott was unfairly charged with mayhem, battery causing serious bodily injury and assault with a deadly weapon.elizabeth camacho/deputy public defender- "the weapon was a cup of coffee. an injury that wasn't permament." elliott says her coffee spilled on her arm and a white woman's forearm on sixth street during an argument... the woman later called police on elliott, claiming she threw the coffee at her. san francisco public defender jeff adachi says elliott was overcharged.jeff adachi/public defender- "the disparity in charging that occurs by the police officer at the booking stages, carries throughout the entire system and it results in people of color, particularly african americans, being charged with
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more serious charges early on and more charges." elliott was eventually acquitted of all but one misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. still, the case took a toll on her and her perception of police.leslie elliott/defenda nt- "fear and anxiety." but adachi says this happens more often than you think. a study by the quattrone center for fair administration of justice concludes people of color in san francisco... receive more serious charges at the initial booking stage, compared to white people. adachi says a way to curb the disparity is by having the public defender's office get involved earlier in the process. typically, the public defender's office doesn't jump into a case until assigned at arraignment. but now, the mayor's office and board of supervisors will fund a new pre-trial release unit.jeff adachi/public defender- "and, we will begin providing representation to clients at a much earlier stage." adachi says the pre-trial release unit will launch on october first... it'll be made up of two deputy
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public defenders... and, one investigator.jeff adachi/public defender- "if you ask the court or you ask the police department, they would ademately deny, um, that racism is a factor, in these decisions, however, the results of this study i think are, or, make that undeniable." city funding for the first year of the pretrial release unit is about 335- thousand dollars. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. (will) still ahead... one bay area city getting ready to crackdown on those giving food to people who are homeless.
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busy intersections are a safety hazard for both drivers and pedestirians. stanely roberts shows us some
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examples on this edtion of people behvaing badly. hi the reason why i stopped her is because she was walking across the roadway and she's jaywalking in front of other cars and we are worried about here getting hit by a car if you happen to be near the intersection of el camino real and south sunnyvale ave where sunnyvale saratoga road meet you will find out it's a rather interesting intersection it's an intersection where according to sunnyvale department of public safety; there were two recent crashes in as many days and i can see why nats: ambiance first let's look at the bad engineering of this intersection .roughly 40 feet away from el camino real there is another intersection old san francisco road where there is yet another lightit just so happens that just as the cars get the green to turn left onto south sunnyvale or cross el camino real they hit another red light from the cars turning left onto old san francisco road . often causing traffic to block el camino real #failnats: ambiance then we have a bunch of red light runners usually making the right-hand turns
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without as much as a pause . and this happens all day every day you will also fing rogue shopping carts attaching themselves to unsuspecting pededestrians ans they attempt to escape the confines of the shopping center usually crossing in pretty dangerous locations .toss in people willy nilly crossing very busy elcamino real and it's a recipe for disaster nats: ambiance which is why this sunnyvale public safety officer with the help of a translator is chatting with this lady who has in her mind a good reason why she crossed illegally she just arrived from china the day before and didn't see the crosswalk then watch this while the officer is talking to her this family walked by nats: ambiance who then with a 2 year old in the stoller proceeded to cross el camino real right in front of this sign .. rut row you have to be careful; you have a 2 year old that you are pushing across the street in front of cars yea cars had to slow down for you so you can cross the road after pleading with the officer that they will never do it again the officer had this to say no warning because you're pushing a two year old into traffic it's not safe for her they told the officer there were from isreal and there they are required to use crosswalks and jaywalking in not allowed so if it's not allowed in israel it probably not allowed here and that's why you gotta find a crosswalk
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they were both issues tickets for jaywalking in sunnyvale stanley roberts kron 4 news (will) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera....
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(will) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... family members of missing father piseth chhay are refuting allegatations of an affair as a possible motive for his disappearance. this, as we wait for investigators to identify remains found in hayward. those remains were found in a warehouse where bob tang, the person of interest in the case, once worked. police say it will take about 2 weeks to identify the remains. protesters gathered outside of city hall in san francisco to speak out against a medical marijuana establishment proposed to be put in the sunset neighborhood. the demonstrators believe a pot dispensary is a bad fit for their area. saying they are concerned about the smell of marijuana smoke. as well as an increase in crime in the area. a
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spokesperson for the proposed dispensary says they will not allow the consumption of pot around their shop and adds they have never had a police incident at their other facility. with steph curry and kevin durant pretty much sure to return, the warriors most important free agent is andre iguodala. and teams are jumping at the chance to pry him away from the warriors. as many as 7 teams are interested in his services. reports have iguodala possibly fetching up to 20 million per-season. a number the warriors would likely not be willing to pay. (will) and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. (will) meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this
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morning. (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat warmer temperatures will develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7 days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons.
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no major hot spots.san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (will) heads up to drivers who
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cross the golden gate. the toll to cross into san francisco is about to go up once again. starting monday you will have to pay an extra 25-cents to cross the bridge. totaling $7.75. those who have fastrak passes however will still get a discount. paying $6.75 per crossing. this is the fourth year in a row golden gate bridge officials have raised the toll price. and it will tack on another 25- cents next year. the increase is to help pay for maintenance on the bridge as well as the cost of labor. (will) the bay area made the list for having the worst drivers in the nation. that's according to "quotewizard". which is an insurance company. the bay area came in at number- 13 out of 75 - metropolitan city areas. the state capital sacramento topped the list for the worst drivers. officials say, sacramento has the highest number of
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traffic citations in the country. and there are other california cities which made the list. riverside came in at number three. san diego is number five . los angeles is number six. and bakersfield is number 10. (will) the city of san jose is planning a crackdown on those who are feeding people who are homeless at a popular downtown park. but as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, at least one church group is planning to defy the city. beginning in early august, san jose police, which can often be seen patrolling st. james park, will begin enforcing an ordinance that bans the illegal distribution of food, much of which is provided by church groups, like the one led by long time homeless advocate pastor scott wagers. pastor scott wagers/cham ministries"...this ordinance has been on the books for years, but it hasn't been enforced, so it shows that the city is upping the ante but if they don't offer an alternative that will appease the churches, there is going
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to be a battle bedtween church and state...."st james park is a regular stop for wagers' mercy mobile, which delivers food and clothing to homeless camps around town. he says the crackdown further demonizes the homeless and makes him out to be a criminal.pastor scott wagers".....what the mercy mobile does is follow the homeless, not vice versa, that logic is faulty, people keep telling me, you keep feeding them and they keep coming, no they are coming to me, they're already here..."amid complaints from other park users and neighbors about food waste and the lack of proper sanitation, the crackdown will be preceded by visits from police, who will direct the park's homeless visitors to alternatives food sources, away from the park. but after august 5th, violators will be cited. pastor scott wagers "....i do understand that the city is trying to crackdown and trying to find a place to feed the homeless that is safe for everybody but the problem is, if they shut down the park, the homeless are just going to fan out into the surrounding neighborhoods...."
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david vossbrink/city of san jose"....when you have feeding in the park you can run into health issues and food lying around can attract rodents and sometimes there is the risk of unsafe food being distributed. our goal is to achieve compliance and find solutions that are good for the homeless and we are absolutely committed to (will) celebrate july 4th with kron-4. watch live fireworks from around the bay area and across the nation from the comfort of your home. july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station. (will) and here's a live look outside...bay bride
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (will)
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(will) coming up... remains found in a warehouse in hayward may be that of a missing father. what his family is saying about a possible motive for his dissaperance this morning. and... new security cameras have been installed in bart trains. the incident that led to the new security measures. also... it's going to cost you more money to get across the golden gate bride. how much more you're going to be coming out of pocket for.
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caress, with floral fusion oil is more than one thing. it's soft skin and fine fragrance. discover more than one thing with caress. soft skin, fine fragrance. caress. ( lydia ) bart is
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installing its final security camera on trains. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) new details about the possible motive behind the disappearance of a missing san
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francisco father who is believed dead. why family members are now coming to his defense. ( darya ) and see how far bay area police are going to crack down on illegal fireworks before the 4th of july holiday. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat
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warmer temperatures will develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) happening today... bart will install the final camera on their trains.( darya ) now all trains will have working security
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cameras. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia ) later this morning, bart officials will be installing the last security camera at their station in concord. bart officials promised that all trains will have working cameras by jul. 1. in january 2016, a 19-year old man was shot and killed on a train. after that shooting, bart came clean, announcing that most of the cameras on its trains were fake. bart has been brining in trains for their regular maintenance, and outfitting them with the cameras. as a result all of bart's 669 trains will have cameras. later in the show we'll talk with passengers about the changes. reporting live in walnut creek, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( mark ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) the family of a
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missing san francisco father is coming to his defense after allegations of an affair. 48-year-old piseth chhay went missing last month. and now rumors are surfacing that chhay may have been having an affair with the wife of the person of interest in the case. bob tang is a family friend of chhay. last weekend police found human remains in a hayward warehouse where tang had worked. he is believed to have fled to cambodia shortly after chhay went missing. chaay's cousin spoke to kron four about the rumors of the affair.
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up to two weeks. ( mark ) we have been following this story for more than a month. here is a time line of how this story has developed. 48-year-old piseth chhay (chai) was last seen on mothers day. police say... he left his home in san francisco's mission terrace neighborhood ... to help a friend. then less than a week later... police found chhay's silver mercedes s-u-v on davidson avenue in san francisco's bayview district. it had been completely stripped down. then on may 25th... police found the car belonging to bob tang at s-f-o. he is the main person of interest in the case. police believe tang fled the country to cambodia. then... over the weekend... a canine team located human remains at a hayward warehouse where tang worked. investigators are using d-n-a testing to identify the body. it may be two weeks have the results. ( darya ) police are cracking down on illegal fireworks as the fourth of july approaches. newark police had a significant undercover bust this week, and it all started with a craigslist ad. this is video of the illegal fireworks
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that have been confiscated. they are at a remote location in alameda county while the sheriff's office's bomb squad sorts through it. police officers in newark found someone trying to sell the fireworks on craigslist, so they set up an undercover buy. they found 300 pounds of illegal fireworks in one man's home. sergeant ray kelly says the sheriff's office focuses on going after big-time sellers who bring explosives in from other states. ( darya ) the state fire marshal's office will collect all the confiscated fireworks and destroy them. ( mark ) nine people are recovering after a muni bus collided with a truck in san francisco's duboce triangle neighborhood. this happened at the corner castro
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and beaver streets last night. all nine people hurt were taken to the hospital with non- life threatening injuries. ( mark ) police have identified a child killed in a car crash in east oakland. the four- year-old victim is cartier beasley. the two car crash happened near the intersection of 106th avenue and foothill boulevard on friday afternoon. no one else was hurt. a go-fund- me page has been set up for beasley. you can find a link to that page on our website, kron4.com. ( darya ) in the east bay. . . people are complaining that their water tastes and smells funny. now some are wondering if it's safe to drink. people in the livermore amador valley area tell kron 4 that the water has recently developed a bad taste and a musty odor. scientists in livermore say the problem is from the unseasonably warm temperatures. the heat has led to water producing algae blooms on the water source from the delta. as many as 239-thousand customers could be impacted.
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< "no! we are meeting all of the health standards and that is what we posted on our website and it is absolutely safe to drink">( darya ) officials say they will continue to search for ways to get rid of the bad taste and smell. they say a long term fix will be in place at the water treatment plants in 2019. ( mark ) lake temescal in oakland is closed this morning because of a toxic algae bloom. the east bay regional park district closed the popular lake yesterday. exposure to toxic algae can cause rashes, skin or eye irritation and can make you sick. the toxins can be deadly to dogs. this is the fourth year in a row park officials were forced to close the lake because of the toxic algae outbreak. ( mark ) now park officials will treat the water. the
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lake will not reopen until tests show it is safe, which could be weeks. ( mark ) and in fremont horseshoe lake is also off limits due to toxic blue- green algae. this is the same toxic algae that has closed lake temescal in oakland. officials say neither of the lakes will reopen until the algae drops to safe levels. ( darya ) the gunman wanted for shooting a sacramento sheriff's deputy has been arrested. the deputy was shot in the face after a fight with the man at a train station. the 27 year-old gunman ran into a nearby red roof inn hotel. that's where he was taken into custody late last night. the sheriff deputy who was shot is a four year veteran of the department. he is in stable condition and had to have surgery on his jaw. ( mark ) republican senators have decided to postpone a vote on their new health care bill. the original plan was to vote on the bill before the end of the week. majority leader mitch mcconnell says he wants more time to make changes to the bill in order to gain more support. mcconnell also
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said he is also hoping for a more favorable rating from the congressional budget office. earlier this week the c-b-o estimated that 22 million americans would lose coverage under the republican plan. but democrats say any version of the republican plan will likely not get their support: ( mark ) right now there is no timeline for when an updated version of the bill could be released. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... bill cosby's legal troubles now headed to california. the accusations the comedian is facing here. and later... the controversial measure one bay area city is doing to keep the homeless out of a popular park. and after the break... a swarm of earthquakes is raising concerns that the big one could be next. what the u-s-g-s is saying about the possibility.( anny ) and i
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will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break.
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( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. ( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher.
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no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) 30 small earthquakes shake the ground in the sierra. we first broke this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news.( mark ) the quakes happened over the course of several hours. kron 4's dan kerman asked the u-s-g-s if these small quakes mean a bigger quake will be in the near future. seismologists at usgs in menlo park says the earthquake swarm north of truckee is not uncommonsot jack boatwright/us gs seismologistwe get these fairly infrequently but it is an active seismic zonethe fault where the more than 3 dozen shakers hit in the last 24 hours is called the mohawk valley fault.sothere's portola, this is the sierra valley, i just comes down does
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a little turn and probably continues through right here. while the biggest quake in this swarm measured 3.9, this area has seen its share of big quakessothistorically the biggsest quake was in 1888 in mohawk valley which was a 6 plusmore recently in the last 25 years there have been nearly a half dozen 4.5 magnitude temblors, the most recent of which was a 5.7 in 2013. still seismologists say the swarm is not necessarily a preview of a bigger quake to come.sotwe don't think this storm is precursory in any particular sense. 117/particular sense
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( darya ) we have a special section dedicated to earthquakes on our website. there you can find tips on what to do when an earthquake hits, and what you need in your kits. it's all on com. ( mark ) bill cosby is headed back to court. this time in california. a judge in santa monica set a trial date for a civil lawsuit against the comedian. a woman is suing cosby... saying he sexual assaulted her at the playboy mansion when she was just 15 years old. the alleged assault happened more than 40 years ago. attorneys for the woman are not saying how much money they are asking for. the trial is set to begin next summer. this comes less than two weeks after a jury failed to reach a verdict on rape charges against cosby in pennsylvania. ( darya ) investigators looking into russia's meddling in the 2016 election now want to speak to six more witnesses
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including members of hillary clinton's campaign team. clinton's campaign chairman john podesta met with investigators behind closed doors yesterday. wikileaks released thousands of podesta's private emails during the campaign. investigators say the emails that were released were meant to hurt clinton's campaign. after his meeting, podesta defended the way the obama white administartion dealt with the hacking. < john podesta / hillary clinton campaign chairman"the president and his entire administration were dealing with an unprecedented incidence of the weaponization of the fruits of russian cyberactivity and i think they were trying to make the best judgments they could on behalf of the american people." >( darya ) next month, long-time trump associate roger stone will testify in front of members of congress. stone has come out defending the trump administration saying there was no collusion between the president and the russians. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... wildfires continue to spread across california. the progress firefighters made
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overnight trying to contain these fires. and after the break... find out where the bay area ranks among the places with the worst drivers in the country. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. no problems on the golden gate bridge .bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) the bay area has some of the worst drivers in the nation. that's according to a new study by an insurance company.( mark ) the bay area came in at 13 .... out of 75 metropolitan city areas. sacramento
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came in at number one on the list.( darya ) according to the study... sacramento has the highest number of traffic citations in the country.( mark ) several other california cities made the list including riverside which came in at number 3... san diego which came in at number 5 and los angeles at number 6. ( darya ) emergency crews rescued an injured dog and two hikers using night vision. it happened yesterday when they were trapped in the sierra mountains in placer county.( mark ) police say the two men were hiking on a trail when their dog got scared and ran off. when the men found their dog, he wasn't able to stand on his hind legs.( darya ) they carried him for two and a half hours. it got dark and the two hikers got lost. they stopped to build a fire and called 9-1-1. the men are okay and the dog is expected to recover. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a new report shows minorities are being treated differently in the bay area court system. find out what one public
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defender's office is doing to fix the problem. your bay area forecast is next.
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( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge
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drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 today will be cloudy with patchy fog and drizzle in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 50s to mid 60s. southwest winds could reach 30 mph in the afternoon. tonight will be partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming cloudy and breezy. lows will be in the lower 50s. west winds will be between 20 and 30 mph. thursday will be cloudy with patchy fog and drizzle in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 50s to mid 60s. southwest winds could reach 30 mph in the afternoon.
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elliott, claiming she threw the coffee at her. san francisco public defender jeff adachi says elliott was overcharged.jeff adachi/public defender- "the disparity in charging that occurs by the police officer at the booking stages, carries throughout the entire system and it results in people of color, particularly african americans, being charged with more serious charges early on and more charges." elliott was eventually acquitted of all but one misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. still, the case took a toll on her and her perception of police.leslie elliott/defenda nt- "fear and anxiety." but adachi says this happens more often than you think. a study by the quattrone center for fair administration of justice concludes people of color in san francisco... receive more serious charges at the initial booking stage, compared to white people. adachi says a way to curb the disparity is by having the public defender's office get involved earlier in the process. typically, the public defender's office doesn't jump into a case until assigned at arraignment. but now, the mayor's office and board of supervisors will fund a new pre-trial release unit.jeff adachi/public
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defender- "and, we will begin providing representation to clients at a much earlier stage." adachi says the pre-trial release unit will launch on october first... it'll be made up of two deputy public defenders... and, one investigator.jeff adachi/public defender- "if you ask the court or you ask the police department, they would ademately deny, um, that racism is a factor, in these decisions, however, the results of this study i think are, or, make that undeniable." city funding for the first year of the pretrial release unit is about 335- thousand dollars. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( darya ) firefighters are getting an upper hand on a fire burning in marin county. the fire started yesterday
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morning. about 38- acres have burned so far and it is 78- percent contained. the fire burned in a remote area of marin county near kent lake. ( darya ) and firefighters continue to battle other wildfires across the state. the hill fire is burning east of santa margarita... near san luis obispo. so far, the flames have burned 12- hundred acres. that fire has destroyed the home of actor jhonny galecki who stars in "the big bang theory." it is 40- percent contained this morning. in los angeles county- a car crash caused the manzanita wildfire. it has burned nearly 6-thousand acres. it is 20- percent contained. the mart fire in highland... east of los angeles... quickly grew to about 300 acres yesterday afternoon. that fire forced several people to evacuate their homes yesterday. those evacuations have since been lifted. ( mark ) a robber is still
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on the loose this morning after police lifted a shelter in place overnight in belmont. the robbery happened in the parking lot of the carlmont shopping center on alameda de las pulgas. (ááátriggerááá) witnesses say the thief ran into a drainpipe under the shopping center. police searched the area for two hours, but couldn't find him. belmont police eventually called off the search and the area is back open this ( mark ) more child sex abuse charges have been filed against a boarding school director in sonoma county. 39-year-old kevin thorpe is now charged with 15 counts of sex abuse of a child. officials say thorpe molested two young boys several times between 2006 and 20-11. thorpe worked at the hanna boys center in sonoma. police believe that is where some of the crimes took place. thorpe's bail is set at one million dollars. he has not entered a plea. ( darya ) the city of san jose plans to crackdown on efforts to feed the homeless at a popular park. several homeless people flock to saint james park because they can
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often find a hot meal provided by church groups. beginning in august police will enforce a ban on the illegal distribution of food. after august 5th violators will be cited. it's part of the city's effort to get homeless off the streets. but long time homeless advocates say that the plan will just cause the homeless to go to surrounding neighborhoods. ( darya ) a spokesman for the city says it is working to partner with church groups to find ways to feed the homeless all across san jose. ( mark ) a string of mail thefts has some people who live in the east bay frustrated with the postal service. and many are hoping they will finally get some help. in one of the thefts... a man gets caught on surveillance video stealing mail at the camden housing complex in hayward. some residents say they have not received mail in weeks. one woman says neighbors have
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sent videos to the police and the postal service.. police say they are investigating. they are asking people to keep sending videos to help catch the thieves. ( mark ) police are on the hunt for three men who robbed a bank at gunpoint in walnut creek. the robbery happened monday morning at the wells fargo bank on tice valley boulevard. officers say three masked men ran inside carrying handguns. they took off in a black pickup truck . police tracked down the truck but did not find the thieves. ( darya ) a medical marijuana dispensary being proposed for san francisco's sunset neighborhood sparks protests in front of city hall. the group chanted and carried signs against cannabis as they marched yesterday. the demonstrators say a pot dispensary is a bad fit for the area. they are concerned about the smell of marijuana smoke and an increase in crime in the area. they say the city should deny the permit because there is a day care center and a pre
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school not far from where they want to build the dispensary.
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of federal immigration detention in california. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... a dangerous cyber attack is targeting computers all around the world. what you need to know to protect your personal information. and later... how a woman's pet birds became a problem for one east bay neighborhood. and after the break... the giants play deep into the night. find out who came out on top in the extra inning marathon. and here's a live look outside...bay bridge. ( robin )
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( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the giants looking for a second straight win taking on the colorodo rockies. ( mark ) the orange and black have been struggling lately. losing 6 of their last 7. let's go to the 6th where pitcher matt cain made his only mistake of the game when mark reynolds hits a 3-run home run over the chevron sign in left. 3-1 rockies but in the bottom 8th pinch-hitter kelby tomlinson singles to
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right field. brandon belt scores to tie the game. the giants would go on to win in the 14th inning by a final of 4 to 3. the giants go for the sweep later this afternoon. first pitch at 12:45. ( darya ) the a's in houston taking on the best team in baseball. let's go to the top of the 6th, game tied at 1. that's when ryon healy hits the grand slam. the astros would try and mount a comeback, but it was too little too late. the a's win by a final of 6 to 4. the two teams play again tonight. first pitch is set for 5:10. ( mark ) your bay area forecast is next.
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we're coming up on 5:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... family members of missing father piseth chhay are fighting back against allegatations of an affair as a possible motive for his disappearance. investigators are working to identify remains found in hayward. those remains were found in a warehouse where bob tang, the person of interest in the case, once worked.( darya ) police are cracking down on illegal
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fireworks as the fourth of july approaches. this after police officers in newark found someone trying to sell the fireworks on craigslist. they found 300 pounds of illegal fireworks in one man's ( mark ) happening today... bart will install the final security cameras onboard a train. that means that all trains will now be equipped with working cameras. this comes after it was revealed in 2016 that not all of the cameras on bart trains actually worked. ( mark ) ( darya ) ( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. today will be cloudy with patchy fog and drizzle in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 50s to mid 60s. southwest winds could reach 30 mph in the afternoon.
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tonight will be partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming cloudy and breezy. lows will be in the lower 50s. west winds will be between 20 and 30 mph. thursday will be cloudy with patchy fog and drizzle in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. highs will be in the upper 50s to mid 60s. southwest winds could reach 30 mph in the afternoon. ( mark ) another massive cyber
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attack has hit dozens of companies around the world and government officials say it is spreading fast. it locks users out of their computers... unless they pay up. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate has tips on how to protect your computer before it is too late.
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( darya ) a home full of pet exotic birds is causing problems for one neighborhood in the east bay. there are so many birds that neighbors in castro valley have made numerous complaints about noise, odor and an infestation of flies. deputies from the alameda county sheriffs office visited the home yesterday after a previous visit with state fish and game officials.
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population was reduced in half. we then noticed her that she has thirty days to reduce you population of birds to fifty, and at the conclusion of that thirty days we'd like to come back and make sure you have fifty birds.">( darya ) the homeowner had as many as five hundred exotic birds on the property. ( mark ) "star wars" creator george lucas will be building his new museum in los angeles. l-a plans to build a one point five billion dollar museum of narrative art. city officials hope to break ground as early as this yearand open the doors in 2021. the musuem will be located near the university of southern california. that's where george lucas earned a degree in film in the 1960's. lucas had also been looking at san francisco as a possible location for his museum. ( darya ) and you'll want to celebrate july 4th with kron-4. watch live fireworks from around the bay area and across the nation from the comfort of your home.
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july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station. ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news... two bay area lakes closed for the 4th of july holiday. coming up at six find out why it may be a long time lakes reopen. and after the break... see the new emojis that could be coming to your phone later this year.
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no major hot spots. najor issue son wb 580 at the tolls. bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the american flag football league debuted at the san jose earthquakes avaya stadium. and former stars terrell owens and michael vick were among those who participated. fans who said michael vick's name at the gate were admitted for free. and former 49ers quarterback jeff garcia was the color commentator this debut is a preview of a full nationwide tournament next year. ( darya ) new emojis are coming out. 56 new emojis
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are set to be released later this year. take a look. they include a "mind blown" emoji.... a breast feeding emoji and a bitcoin sign. there are also several new animal and food emojis. there is no word on exactly when these emojis will be available. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... one east bay city is complaining about the smell of their driniking water. we'll tell you what's behind the odor and if its safe to drink. and... after an earthquake swarm in the sierra many are wondering if the big one is on the way. hearwhat the u-s-g-s is saying about the possibility this morning. and senate republicans are still working to come up with a new health care bill. we'll break down what it could mean for people in california.
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it's proven to help relieve pain and... ...stop further joint damage in many adults. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened, as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. before treatment, get tested for tb. tell your doctor if you've been to areas... ...where certain fungal infections are common and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have flulike symptoms or sores. don't start humira if you have an infection. talk to your doctor and visit humira.com this is humira at work. ( lydia ) bart is installing its final security camera on trains. i will have the details in a live report. ( mark ) new details about the possible motive behind the disappearance of a missing san francisco father who is believed dead. ( darya ) people in the east bay are complaining about the taste and smell of their water.... hear what could be causing the problem.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat warmer temperatures will develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7
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days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( mark ) happening today... bart is taking a
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step towards making sure passengers feel safe on their trains. (darya) they are installing the final camera on all bart cars... which means all trains will have working security cameras. (mark) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the walnut creek bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia )later this morning, bart officials will be installing the last security camera at their station in concord.(take vo)bart officials promised that all trains will have working cameras by jul. 1.in jan. 2016, a 19-year old man was shot and killed on a train. after that shooting, bart came clean, announcing that most of the cameras on its trains were fake.bart has been brining in trains for their regular maintenance, and outfitting them with the cameras.as a result all of bart's 669 trains will have cameras.we talked to riders this morning about the cameras. . bart officials promised that all trains will have working cameras by july 1. in january 2016, a 19-year old man was shot and killed on a train. after that
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shooting, bart came clean, announcing that most of the cameras on its trains were fake. bart has been brining in trains for their regular maintenance, and outfitting them with the cameras. as a result all of bart's 669 trains will have cameras. we talked to riders this morning about the cameras. we did talk to one person who said the cameras do not make him feel safe. he said he'd feel safer if there were more bart officers on the train. reporting live in walnut creek, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) the family of a missing san francisco father is coming to his defense after allegations of an affair. 48-year-old piseth chhay went missing last month. and now rumors are surfacing that chhay may have been having an affair with the wife of the
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person of interest in the case. bob tang is a family friend of chhay. last weekend police found human remains in a hayward warehouse where tang had worked. he is believed to have fled to cambodia shortly after chhay went missing. chaay's cousin spoke to kron four about the rumors of the affair. ( darya ) right now police are doing d-n-a tests to determine if the body parts found in hayward are linked to the case. it could take up to two weeks. ( mark ) we have been following this story for more than a month. here is a time line of how this story has developed. 48-year-old piseth chhay (chai) was last seen on mothers day. police say... he left his home in san francisco's mission terrace neighborhood ... to help a friend. then less than a week later... police found chhay's silver mercedes s-u-v on davidson avenue in san francisco's bayview district.
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it had been completely stripped down. then on may 25th... police found the car belonging to bob tang at s-f-o. he is the main person of interest in the case. then... over the weekend... a canine team located human remains at a hayward warehouse where tang worked. ( darya ) police are cracking down on illegal fireworks as the fourth of july approaches. newark police had a significant undercover bust this week, and it all started with a craigslist ad. this is video of the illegal fireworks that have been confiscated. they are at a remote location in alameda county while the sheriff's office's bomb squad sorts through it. police officers in newark found someone trying to sell the fireworks on craigslist, so they set up an undercover buy. they found 300 pounds of illegal fireworks in one man's home. sergeant ray kelly says the sheriff's office focuses on going after big-time sellers who bring explosives in from other states.
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personally been hurt by a firework. it caused a lot of damage to my hearing. and so you never really know; what may go off you think in two seconds, the next time you light it it could go off in half a second.">( darya ) the state fire marshal's office will collect all the confiscated fireworks and destroy them. ( mark ) nine people are recovering after a muni bus collided with a truck in san francisco's duboce triangle neighborhood. this happened at the corner castro and beaver streets last night. all nine people hurt were taken to the hospital with non- life threatening injuries. ( mark ) police have identified a child killed in a car crash in east oakland. the four- year-old victim is cartier beasley. the two car crash happened near the intersection of 106th avenue and foothill boulevard on friday afternoon. no one else was hurt. a go-fund- me page has been set up for beasley. you can find a link to that page on our website, kron4.com. ( darya ) in the east bay. . . people are complaining that their water tastes and smells funny. now some are wondering if it's safe to drink. people in
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the livermore amador valley area tell kron 4 that the water has recently developed a bad taste and a musty odor. scientists in livermore say the problem is from the unseasonably warm temperatures. the heat has led to water producing algae blooms on the water source from the delta. as many as 239-thousand customers could be impacted. < "no! we are meeting all of the health standards and that is what we posted on our website and it is absolutely safe to drink">( darya ) officials say they will continue to search for ways to get rid of the bad taste and smell. they say a long term fix will be in place at the water treatment plants in 2019. ( mark ) lake temescal in oakland is closed this morning because of a toxic algae bloom. the east bay regional
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park district closed the popular lake yesterday. exposure to toxic algae can cause rashes, skin or eye irritation and can make you sick. the toxins can be deadly to dogs. this is the fourth year in a row park officials were forced to close the lake because of the toxic algae outbreak. ( mark ) now park officials will treat the water. the lake will not reopen until tests show it is safe, which could be weeks. ( mark ) and in fremont horseshoe lake is also off limits due to toxic blue- green algae. this is the same toxic algae that has closed lake temescal in oakland. officials say neither of the lakes will reopen until the algae drops to safe levels. ( darya ) the gunman wanted for shooting a sacramento sheriff's deputy has been arrested. the deputy was shot in the face after a fight with the man at a train station. the 27 year-old gunman ran into a
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nearby red roof inn hotel. that's where he was taken into custody late last night. the sheriff deputy who was shot is a four year veteran of the department. he is in stable condition and had to have surgery on his jaw. ( mark ) republican senators have decided to postpone a vote on their new health care bill. the original plan was to vote on the bill before the end of the week. majority leader mitch mcconnell says he wants more time to make changes to the bill in order to gain more support. mcconnell also said he is also hoping for a more favorable rating from the congressional budget office. earlier this week the c-b-o estimated that 22 million americans would lose coverage under the republican plan. but democrats say any version of the republican plan will likely not get their support: ( mark ) right
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now there is no timeline for when an updated version of the bill could be released. ( darya ) up to four million people in california would lose health coverage over the next decade under the senate republicans' health care bill. that is according to senator dianne feinstein. she said over one and a half million californians would lose coverage by next year alone. by 20-26, the state would lose 24-billion dollars in federal money for medi-cal, which is a health care plan for the poor. governor jerry brown says the bill would eliminate money for drug treatment, increasing homelesness and crime. ( darya ) coming up... a violent store robbery is caught on camera... see how the employee was able to fight back. plus... a swarm of earthquakes in california is raising concerns that the big one could be next. hear what the u-s-g-s is saying about the possibility.( robin ) i'm tracking your morning commute...
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( mark ) an update to a story we brought to you earlier this week on the kron four morning news. the tioga road running across the sierra nevada is set to open
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tomorrow morning. pedestrians and bicyclists will have the road to themselves today. this year's record snowfall on the sierra took road crews a month longer than normal to clear the east-west passage. rangers say there is still no cell phone service along the road, and it will take crews several weeks to get running water and open other facilities. welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat warmer temperatures will
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develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7 days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( mark ) the u-s-g-s says the swarm of earthquakes that rattled near lake tahoe area is not a sign of a bigger quake to come. here is a live look at highway 80 in truckee this morning.... and just 24 hours ago this area was being ratlled by as
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many as 30 small earthquakes. it's calm now but that wasn't the case on tuesday. the biggest one was a magnitude three point nine. the quakes hit a fault called the mohawk valley fault located in the sierras. seismologists at usgs in menlo park says the earthquake swarm north of truckee is not uncommon: ( mark ) the u-s-g-s says half a dozen quakes measuring up to a 4-point-5 magnitude have hit the area within the last 25 years. ( darya ) we could soon see the final plans for president trump's proposed southern border wall by later this summer. up to eight companies will get contracts
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for prototypes in san diego that could be models for the roughly two-thousand mile border. companies will have 30 days to complete the models. president trump's budget proposal for 20-18 includes over one-and-half billion dollars for 74 miles of wall in texas' rio grande valley and san diego. ( darya ) sarah palin is suing the new york times, claiming she was defamed by the newspaper. the former governor of alaska says she was falsely portrayed as inspiring the 2011 shooting of congresswoman gabby giffords. it refers to an editorial this month on the recent shooting of congressman steve scalise. the editorial was later corrected. palin is seeking at least 75-thousand dollars in damages. a spokesperson for the times says it plans to defend itself from the claims made by palin. ( mark ) state health officials say 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six
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months after a 20-16 law made the option legal. this is the first report on the number of deaths since the law went into effect in june of 20-16. of those who died, a majority were 60-years-old or older. the law passed in california after 29-year-old brittany maynard, who was dying from brain cancer, had to move to oregon in 2014 so she could end her life. ( mark ) bill cosby is headed back to court. this time in california. a judge in santa monica set a trial date for a civil lawsuit against the comedian. a woman is suing cosby... saying he sexual assaulted her at the playboy mansion when she was just 15 years old. the alleged assault happened more than 40 years ago. attorneys for the woman are not saying how much money they are asking for. the trial is set to begin next summer. this comes less than two weeks after a jury failed to reach a verdict on rape charges against cosby in pennsylvania. ( darya ) investigators looking into russia's meddling in the 2016 election now want to speak to six more witnesses including members of hillary
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clinton's campaign team. clinton's campaign chairman john podesta met with investigators behind closed doors yesterday. wikileaks released thousands of podesta's private emails during the campaign. investigators say the emails that were released were meant to hurt clinton's campaign. after his meeting, podesta defended the way the obama white administartion dealt with the russian hacking. < john podesta / hillary clinton campaign chairman"the president and his entire administration were dealing with an unprecedented incidence of the weaponization of the fruits of russian cyberactivity and i think they were trying to make the best judgments they could on behalf of the american people." >( darya ) next month, long-time trump associate roger stone will testify in front of members of congress. stone has come out defending the trump administration saying there was no collusion between the president and the russians. ( mark ) a las vegas store owner stops a would be robber and its all caught on video. a man walks into the store and kicks over the counter and smashes the glass. while the thief grabs an i-pad and
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cell phone, the store owner grabs his gun from the safe. the thief immediately drops the items and walked out with his hands up. the crook was able to get away. ( darya ) a sheriff's deputy in ohio had an unexpected chase after he pulled over a driver. he had to chase his own squad car. the deputy forgot to put his car in park. you can see in the video as his squad car rolls away. he started chasing the car as soon as he noticed it was moving. he was able to stop it in the middle of an intersection. no one was hurt. ( mark ) coming up... wildfires continue to spread across california. the progress firefighters made overnight trying to contain these fires. and.. if you are afraid of needles - we'll show you a new way of getting a flu shot. and here's a live look outside... san no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) doctors are working on a patch that could replace the flu shot. ( mark ) instead of receiving a flu vaccine with the typical prick of a syringe, the patch is equipped with 100 microneedles that deliver a vaccine when pressed onto your arm. doctors say the microneedles would not cause as much pain as a traditional flu shot and you only wear the patch for a few minutes.( darya ) more research is needed before the patch could be available to the general public. ( darya ) we are now hearing from the owner of that 20-pound lobster found in someone's luggage at boston's logan international airport.
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she says she is personally offended that t-s-a shared a picture of it on social media. ( mark ) lisa feinman says t-s-a should leave her personal property alone. she also criticized the way the agent held the lobster, saying it could have snapped off a claw. feinman owns a seafood market in connecticut. she says she packed the lobster in a cooler with other lobsters for a customer. ( darya ) emergency crews rescued an injured dog and two hikers using night vision. it happened yesterday when they were trapped in the sierra mountains in placer county.( mark ) police say the two men were hiking on a trail when their dog got scared and
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ran off. when the men found their dog, he wasn't able to stand on his hind legs. ( darya ) they carried him for two and a half hours. it got dark and the two hikers got lost. they stopped to build a fire and called 9-1-1. the men are okay and the dog is expected to recover. ( mark ) coming up... a new report shows minorities are being treated differently in the bay area court system. find out what one public defender's office is doing problem. ( will ) a toll hike at the golden gate brige... i'll talking to commuters about the price increase.( anny ) your bay area forecast is up ahead. . the national association
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of realtors releases its pending home sales index for may. last month, the association reported that americans had retreated from signing contracts to buy homes in april for the second straight month.
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(mark)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat warmer temperatures will
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develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) the toll to cross the golden gate bridge is about to go up....again. this is a story we first told you about yesterday on the kron four morning news.( darya ) kron four's will tran is live at the golden gate bridge talking to commuters about the price hike. will? ( will ) starting on monday...the price you will pay is going up 25 cents ..to $7.75. those who have fastrak passes will still get a discount, paying $6.75 per crossing. officials say the price hike is needed to meet a budget shortfall.
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( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( mark ) firefighters are getting an upper hand on a fire burning in marin county. the fire started yesterday morning. about 38- acres have burned so far and it is 78- percent contained. the fire burned in a remote area of marin county near kent lake. ( mark ) and firefighters continue to battle other wildfires across the state. the hill fire is burning east of santa margarita... near san luis obispo. so far, the flames have burned 12- hundred acres. that fire has destroyed the home of actor jhonny galecki who plays the character "leonard" in "the big bang theory." it is 40- percent contained this morning. in los angeles county- a car crash caused the manzanita wildfire. it has burned nearly 6-thousand acres. it is 20-percent contained. the mart fire in highland... east of los angeles... quickly grew to about 300 acres yesterday afternoon. that fire forced several people to evacuate their homes yesterday. those evacuations have
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since been lifted. ( darya ) people of color in san francisco receive more serious charges when compared to white people and the public defender's office is making changes because of that. the findings were released by the quattrone center for the fair administration of justice. as a result... starting in october the public defender's office is launching a new "pre-trial release unit." it will allow the public defender's office to represent people shortly after an arrest... rather than waiting until an arraignment. ( darya ) the study also finds that defendants of color are convicted of more serious crimes that white defendants. the new "pre-trial release
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unit" will operate on money approved by the mayor's office and board of supervisors. ( darya ) a robber is still on the loose this morning after police lifted a shelter in place overnight in belmont. the robbery happened in the parking lot of the carlmont shopping center on alameda de las pulgas. (ááátriggerááá) witnesses say the thief ran into a drainpipe under the shopping center. police searched the area for two hours, but couldn't find him. belmont police eventually called off the search and the area is back open this morning. ( mark ) more child sex abuse charges have been filed against a boarding school director in sonoma county. 39-year-old kevin thorpe is now charged with 15 counts of sex abuse of a child. officials say thorpe molested two young boys several times between 2006 and 20-11. thorpe worked at the hanna boys center in sonoma. police believe that is where some of the crimes took place. thorpe's bail is set at one million dollars. he
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has not entered a plea. ( mark ) the city of san jose plans to crackdown on efforts to feed the homeless at a popular park. several homeless people flock to saint james park because they can often find a hot meal provided by church groups. beginning in august police will enforce a ban on the illegal distribution of food. after august 5th violators will be cited. it's part of the city's effort to get homeless off the streets. but long time homeless advocates say that the plan will just cause the homeless to go to surrounding neighborhoods. ( mark ) a spokesman for the city says it is working to partner with church groups to find ways to feed the homeless all across san jose. ( darya ) and after the break...
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the giants play deep into the night. find out who came out on top in the extra inning marathon. . and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge. there's a place like no other...
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where a walk down main street... where a walk down main street... blah blah blah .. hey! the name's rocket and i need your help! the collector has trapped my friends, the guardians of the galaxy in this weird...freakshow... check it out...this is the joint we're in... and we need you to help us break out! got it?...good...now move it!...i gotta go! ...here there is magic for days! no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. < nats > ( darya ) the giants win their second straight game against the colorado rockies... denard span brought home the winning run in the bottom of
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the 14th inning. giants win 4-3. the giants go for the sweep later this afternoon. first pitch at 12:45. ( darya ) the a's in houston taking on the best team in baseball. let's go to the top of the 6th, game tied at 1. that's when ryon healy hits the grand slam. the astros would try and mount a comeback, but it was too little too late. the a's win by a final of 6 to 4. the two teams play again tonight. first pitch is set for 5:10. ( anny ) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. we're coming up on 6:45...
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here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... family members of missing father piseth chhay are fighting back against allegatations of an affair as a possible motive for his disappearance. investigators are working to
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identify remains found in hayward. those remains were found in a warehouse where bob tang, the person of interest in the case, once worked.( darya ) police are cracking down on illegal fireworks as the fourth of july approaches. this after police officers in newark found someone trying to sell the fireworks on craigslist. they found 300 pounds of illegal fireworks in one man's ( mark ) happening today... bart will install the final security cameras onboard a train. that means that all trains will now be equipped with working cameras. this comes after it was revealed in 2016 that not all of the cameras on bart trains actually worked. (mark) (darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic...
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(anny hong): .marine air and stratus filtering inland on onshore winds will persist causing near to slightly cooler than normal temperatures today. somewhat warmer temperatures will develop thursday and friday. except for patchy coastal drizzle, dry weather will persist over the next 7 days. night and morning coastal clouds will be followed by sunny afternoons. no major hot spots.san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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no major hot spots.san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) california governor jerry brown has signed a 125 billion dollar budget to increase funding for schools, prisons, and social- services. the spending plan kicks in july first. the budget increases spending for "k through 12 schools" and community colleges by three billion dollars. it also includes rules for the state's budding marijuana industry and an effort to stop the growth of federal immigration detention in california. ( mark ) some people in the south bay are breaking the rules at a busy cross walk.( darya ) kron four's stanley roberts caught them in this morning's "people behaving badly." hi the reason why i stopped her is because she was walking across the roadway and she's jaywalking in front of other cars and we are worried about here getting hit by a car if you happen to be near the intersection of el camino real and south sunnyvale ave where sunnyvale saratoga road meet you will find out it's a rather interesting intersection it's an
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intersection where according to sunnyvale department of public safety; there were two recent crashes in as many days and i can see why nats: ambiance first let's look at the bad engineering of this intersection .roughly 40 feet away from el camino real there is another intersection old san francisco road where there is yet another lightit just so happens that just as the cars get the green to turn left onto south sunnyvale or cross el camino real they hit another red light from the cars turning left onto old san francisco road . often causing traffic to block el camino real #failnats: ambiance then we have a bunch of red light runners usually making the right-hand turns without as much as a pause . and this happens all day every day you will also fing rogue shopping carts attaching themselves to unsuspecting pededestrians ans they attempt to escape the confines of the shopping center usually crossing in pretty dangerous locations .toss in people willy nilly crossing very busy elcamino real and it's a recipe for disaster nats: ambiance which is why this sunnyvale public safety officer with the help of a translator is chatting with this lady who has in her mind a good reason why she crossed
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illegally she just arrived from china the day before and didn't see the crosswalk then watch this while the officer is talking to her this family walked by nats: ambiance who then with a 2 year old in the stoller proceeded to cross el camino real right in front of this sign .. rut row you have to be careful; you have a 2 year old that you are pushing across the street in front of cars yea cars had to slow down for you so you can cross the road after pleading with the officer that they will never do it again the officer had this to say no warning because you're pushing a two year old into traffic it's not safe for her they told the officer there were from isreal and there they are required to use crosswalks and jaywalking in not allowed so if it's not allowed in israel it probably not allowed here and that's why you gotta find a crosswalk they were both issues tickets for jaywalking in sunnyvale stanley roberts kron 4 news
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( darya ) and you'll want to celebrate july 4th with kron-4. watch live fireworks from around the bay area and across the nation from the comfort of your home. july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station. (mark) stocks are bouncing back in morning trading as banks continued to rise along with interest rates. the standard & poor's 500 index jumped 13 points. the dow jones industrial average gained 117 points. the nasdaq composite picked up 24 points. ( darya ) coming up in kron four news at seven... a brawl breaks out at a dollar store inolving multiple women
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including a teenager. we'll show you what led up to the brawl. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside at the golden gate bridge.. . how far should pure alpine spring water have to travel from its source to the bottle? a hundred miles? a thousand miles? how about less than a mile and a half?
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crystal geyser always bottled at the mountain source. the energy conscious whopeople among usle? say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine.
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how fafrom its sourcelpine spring to the bottle?travel ♪ how about less than a mile and a half? crystal geyser is the only major us spring water bottled at the mountain source. rhode island wants to make the parents of teenagers take a driver's education class before they can teach their
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own kids how to drive.( mark ) the class would be free but it would be required for all parents of drivers under 18 years old. state lawmakers say that teenage drivers are safer when parents are more educated on driving laws. ( darya ) critics say the law would be a burden for parents and they suggest that the state just create a manual for parents. the bill has already passed the state legislature and now just needs the governor's approval. (darya) ahead in gary's world... the knicks kick phil jackson out, will that
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solve their problems? a ton of teams are poaching the warriors, we'll tell you who they are trying to take. and two sports stars look good, but a little uncomfortable....who's behind their makovers.( mark ) plus... bart is working to make sure you feel safe on their trains. we're live in the east bay with the steps they are taking. and see how far bay area police are going to crack down on illegal fireworks before the 4th of july holiday. (avo) come with us... ...to a new world. deeper than the ocean. as unfathomable as the universe. a world that doesn't exist outside you... ...but within you. where breakthrough science is replacing chemotherapy with immunotherapy. where we can now attack the causes of disease, not just the symptoms. where medicines once produced for all, are now designed to fit you.
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today 140,000 biopharmaceutical researchers go bodly to discover treatments and cures unimaginable ten years ago... ...and are on the verge of more tomorrow. the kron four morning news...
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bart riders can finally feel safer. all trains will have security cameras this afternoon. we're live with the details.

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